skip to Main Content

Oversight Committee

Purpose

The Oversight Committee helps to ensure close communication within each and across domains. This Committee deliberates, makes decisions, advises, provides strategic oversight, ensures inclusiveness and collaboration in the pediatrics community, reviews the goals, timelines, reports and serves as advocates for this Initiative.

Commitment

Five years; quarterly Oversight Committee calls; periodic emails; attend the AMSPDC sponsored workforce summits

Members


Robert J. Vinci, MD, Initiative Co-Lead
Board Member, AMSPDC
Joel and Barbara Alpert Professor, Pediatrics, Boston University School of Medicine


Laura Degnon, CAE, Initiative Co-Lead
Executive Director, Association of Medical School Pediatric Department Chairs (AMSPDC)


Sherin Devaskar, MD
President, AMSPDC
Mattel Executive Endowed Chair, Department of Pediatrics, David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA


Leslie R. Walker-Harding, MD
Member, AMSPDC
Senior Vice President and Chief Academic Officer, Department of Pediatrics Chair, Seattle Children’s Hospital


Joseph W. St. Geme, MD
Board Member, AMSPDC
Physician-in-Chief and Chairman of the Department of Pediatrics, Leonard and Madlyn Abramson Endowed Chair in Pediatrics, Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia

Ann Reed
Ann Marie Reed, MD

President-Elect, AMSPDC
Samuel L. Katz Professor of Pediatrics, Professor of Pediatrics, Chair of the Department of Pediatrics, Duke University

Domain Leads Committee

Purpose

The Domain Leads Committee helps to ensure the work within each domain moves forward in a thoughtful, collaborative manner. It’s essential each domain has close communication with the other domains. This Committee deliberates, advises, provides strategic suggestions, ensures inclusiveness and collaboration in the pediatrics community, and serves as advocates for this Initiative.

Commitment

Five years; monthly Domain Leads Committee calls; periodic emails; attend the AMSPDC sponsored workforce summits

Members


Robert J. Vinci, MD, Initiative Co-Lead
Board Member, AMSPDC
Joel and Barbara Alpert Professor, Pediatrics, Boston University School of Medicine


Laura Degnon, CAE, Initiative Co-Lead
Executive Director, Association of Medical School Pediatric Department Chairs (AMSPDC)


Rebecca Blankenburg, MD, MPH, Domain 1 Lead
President, Association of Pediatric Program Directors (APPD)
Associate Chair of Education, Lucile Packard Children’s Hospital, Stanford School of Medicine


Jill Fussell, MD, Domain 2 Lead
Executive Committee, Council of Pediatric Subspecialties (CoPS)
Developmental Pediatrics and Habilitative Medicine Section Chief, University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences College of Medicine


Laurel K. Leslie, MD, MPH, Domain 2 Lead
Director of Research, The American Board of Pediatrics (ABP)


Mary Leonard, MD, MSCE, Domain 3 Lead
Member, AMSPDC
Arline and Pete Harman Professor and Chair of the Department of Pediatrics, Stanford University School of Medicine
Adalyn Jay Physician in Chief, Lucile Packard Children’s Hospital Stanford


Joseph Gigante, MD, Domain 4 Lead
President, Council on Medical Student Education in Pediatrics (COMSEP)
Professor of Pediatrics, General Pediatrics, Vanderbilt University Medical Center

Organizational Representatives Committee

Purpose

The Organizational Representatives Committee helps to ensure the work of the Pediatrics 2025: AMSPDC Workforce Initiative is a community effort! We seek a minimum of 1-2 representatives of each stakeholder organization.

Commitment

Representative(s) to serve five years; periodic emails; attend the AMSPDC sponsored workforce summits, ensure your organization is aware of and involved with components of this Initiative that make most sense.

Members

View organizational members.

AAAP
Liz McCarty, MS, President 2020-2021, Past-President 2021-2022

AAMC
Michael Dill, Director, Workforce Studies

ABP
Laurel Leslie, MD, MPH, VP, Research

Academic Pediatric Association
Louis Bell, MD, AGP Accreditation Committee
Latha Chandran, MD, MPH, President
Teri Turner, MD, MPH, M.Ed, President-Elect (2020-2021), President (2021-2022)

AMSPDC
Joe St. Geme, MD, Board of Directors

APPD
Patricia Poitevien, MD, MSc, President Elect 2020-2022

American Pediatric Society
Clifford Bogue, MD, Secretary-Treasurer 2019 – 2024

COMSEP
April Buchanan, MD, President Elect 2019-2021, President 2021-23, Past President 2023-25
Joseph Gigante, MD, President 2019-2021
Rachel Thompson, MD, Co-leader of the Career Advising Collaborative (2019-present). Three-year term

CoPS
Debra Boyer, MD, MHPE, Past Chair
Jill Fussell, MD, Chair
Angie Myers, MD, MPH, Chair 2021-22

FuturePedsRes
Mekala Neelakantan, B.S., Co-Creator
Nick Heitkamp, MSc, Co-Creator

NAPNAP
Andrea Kline-Tilford, PhD, CPNP-AC/PC, President Elect- 2020-2021; President 2021-2022
Kristin Hittle Gigli, PhD, RN, CPNP-AC, Liaison to AMSPDC 2020-2025

National Pediatrician-Scientist Collaborative Workgroup (NPSCW)
Audrea Burns, PhD, Founding Co-Chair 2018-present
Jordan S. Orange, MD, PhD, Co-Founder
Daniel Moore, MD, PHP, Member

NICHD/NIH
Rohan Hazra, MD, Acting Associate Director for Extramural Research (replacement member may be proposed)

SPR
Carlton Bates, MD, Executive Committee Council Member Physician Scientist Lead
Stephanie Davis, MD, President 2020-2021

University of Michigan
Gary Freed, MD, MPH, SME

University of South Florida Department of Pediatrics
Desiree Brown, MA, Department Administrator, and AAAP Board Secretary 2019-2021

External Advisory Committee

Purpose

The External Advisory Committee serves as an advisory group to the Oversight Committee, promotes the interests of this Initiative to the community at large, helps to identify constituencies who can contribute to the advancement of the work within these domains and helps to raise awareness to decision makers regarding the important work of this Initiative.

Members

TBA

Back To Top